Rick has served as president of Consolidated Technologies Group since 2008. Consolidated Technologies Group is focused on helping customers utilize technology to drive business results through their flagship marketing automation software product, Convergence.
Previously, Rick spent 15 years as the president of CBIZ Technologies, building and leading a national technology consulting firm, which was one of the largest Microsoft partners in the world. At CBIZ Technologies, Rick provided executive leadership that resulted in CBIZ Technologies becoming a national Microsoft Dynamics Partner, a nine-time Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle Partner and a subsidiary of a public company. Prior to CBIZ Technologies, Rick gained experience at Ashland Chemical in Columbus, Ohio. He served as a project manager in the Information Systems department and as a regional operations manager for an operating division at Ashland Chemical.
Rick received a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton. In addition to his role at Consolidated, Rick serves on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations and on the advisory boards of leading software companies, including Microsoft and Blackbaud. He is also a member of the Akron Leadership Class of 2002.